Quality Control Associate

Curaleaf   Johnstown, OH   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on November 4, 2022
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Curaleaf is hiring a Quality Control Associate for our Gummy manufacturing process. The Associate will be responsible to enforce processing and manufacturing procedures, technology, and business practices documented in State-level SOPs, policies, forms, and batch records. This role will support ongoing operations within the State, working closely with site and regional leaders to continuously improve operations. The Quality Technician will oversee the entire process for Gummy products and be responsible for compiling and verifying batch records and confirm product quality requirements are met. This role will closely communicate with other Curaleaf teams including, but not limited to: Compliance, Operations, and Cultivation. -

The Quality Control Associate will work cross-functionally to plan, organize, and recommend strategies to ensure products are developed successfully and in accordance with all specifications, SOP’s, and GMP’s. This includes a complete understanding of the operation and maintenance for all equipment and HMI controls critical to Gummy manufacturing. Responsible for ensuring finished Gummies meet formulation specifications, food safety guidelines, and established quality standards.

Responsibilities:

Conduct inspections and audits to monitor and ensure traceability of product movement throughout the facility and to confirm established product quality requirements are achieved across all stages of production.
Promptly communicate identified discrepancies to site and regional leaders and document accordingly.
Advise operators of problems and follow up to ensure resolution; troubleshoot equipment issues and resolve efficiently to minimize production downtime.
Investigate and participate in correction activities as directed.
Assist (or responsible?) with calibration, preventative, and routine maintenance of equipment.
Continuously monitor processes to ensure sampling is appropriate to the product; color, flavor, weight, size, and appearance of the finished product meets specifications.
Oversee QC for changeovers from one product or batch to another; ensure equipment and product continues to meet all specifications.
Works with and trains new employees in all facets of Gummy manufacturing operation.
Ensure work areas are maintained, organized, and in compliance with sanitary requirements.
Accurately complete documentation and enter data to ensure compliance with internal and regulatory requirements; responsible for maintaining traceability in seed-to-sale and information management systems.
Perform duties related to sampling and testing as required by production and staffing needs.
Provide guidance on placement of operators and others on the production line.
Possesses knowledge of the sanitation, safety, and requirements for food processing, handling, and storage in manufacturing of Gummy products.
Responsible for CIP operation throughout all equipment used in the process to manufacture Gummy products.
Understand the interface between the Gummy Kitchen operation and the equipment operation.
Maintain HACCP for all products and processes manufactured onsite.
Lifts containers of in-process, finished, or waste products and transports within the facility as necessary.
Perform all duties in compliance with safety rules, standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices.
Responsible for destruction of designated Gummy products.
Maintain and enforce strict adherence to established safety and security procedures and report potentially unsafe conditions.
Identify areas for quality control improvement and participate in problem solving activities to drive process improvements.
Promote a culture of quality and change management.
Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary.

Curaleaf

Johnstown , OH